The Allman Brothers Band

Newsletter – Peach-O-Gram 2009 0413 Redux

Hey there sweet family,

Yikes! What if we wrote a Peach-O-Gram and it didn’t “send”? Apparently that’s what happened with this one, so we’re going to try, try again. Thanks very much to the Peach Corps members who posted about the Merriweather pre-sale in the Forum, giving us a heads up to the glitch.

Take care and know that you are loved,

Lana

peach s. As time is of the essence, please share the pre-sale information with your peeps who will be interested.

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Hey there sweet family,

There are three Allman Brothers Band / MusicToday pre-sales this week. They are for the ABB’s concerts:

10-06-09 at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD

10-13-09 at World’s Fair Park, Knoxville, TN

10-14-09 at Riverfront Park, Nashville, TN

All three pre-sales start on Tuesday, 4-14 @ 10:00 AM local venue time and end Thursday, 4-16 @ 4:00 PM ET.

As usual, at the peaching hour go to:
http://abbtickets.musictoday.com/

You don’t need a password, but you must have a MusicToday account, which is separate from your Peach Corps account.

Speaking of concerts, for the first time ever, guitarist Jimmy Herring is touring with his own band – a hand-picked ensemble of all-star musicians. The Jimmy Herring Band features Jimmy on guitar, drummer extraordinaire Jeff Sipe (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Jazz is Dead, Shawn Lane), prolific jazz maverick Greg Osby on saxophone, multifaceted keyboardist Scott Kinsey (Tribal Tech), and our very own Mr. Bass Man, Oteil Burbridge, on bass for the spring dates.

Jimmy’s dynamic, exploratory guitar work has been a key component of such renowned groups as the Aquarium Rescue Unit, Jazz is Dead, Project Z, and, most recently, Widespread Panic – with whom he still plays lead guitar. Much esteemed by his fellow musicians, Jimmy has also performed with Phil Lesh and Friends, the Allman Brothers, and the Dead.

The Jimmy Herring Band will perform a wide range of material, including compositions from his long-awaited and much-acclaimed 2008 solo debut “Lifeboat” (Abstract Logix Music). The band will also cover influential tracks from the 60’s and 70’s and select favorites from the catalogues of the individual band members.

Jimmy is understandably excited about the prospect of performing this music with this lineup over an extended period of time. “It’s a shot of adrenaline to get to play with musicians who are pushing the envelope and breaking down the walls that exist between genres of music. Each of these musicians inspires with every note they play.”

Spring dates for the Jimmy Herring Band include:

4/24/09 Handlebar Greenville, SC
4/25/09 Melting Point Athens, GA
4/26/09 Trustees Theatre Savannah, GA

4/28/09 Cox Capital Theatre Macon, GA
A concert to benefit The Big House Foundation (http://www.thebighousemuseum.org/)
The Cox Capitol Theatre is located at 382 Second St., downtown Macon, Georgia. Doors open at 7:00 PM. The concert begins at 8:00 PM. General admission seating is $12 in advance/$15 day of show. Reserved cocktail seating $25. Reserved table seating $50. 478-257-6391

4/29/09 Pourhouse Charleston, SC
4/30/09 Pourhouse Charleston, SC
5/1/2009 Visulite Charlotte, NC
5/2/2009 Visulite Charlotte, NC
5/3/2009 Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC
5/5/2009 Rhythm and Brews, Chattanooga, TN
5/6/2009 Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN
5/7/2009 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA
5/8/2009 Soul Kitchen Mobile, AL
5/9/2009 Crossroads Huntsville, AL
5/10/2009 Workplay Birmingham, AL

In even more concert news, there was a lot of rejoicing in the Forums on http://www.allmanbrothersband.com when the Arc Angels were announced as being on the bill at Wanee (http://www.waneefestival.com/). We love ‘em, you love ‘em, so here is a little more news about ‘em:

The Arc Angels (Doyle Bramhall II, Charlie Sexton and Chris Layton) have a fistful of Texas dates coming up (Hello, Mitzi!!):

4/17/2009 Gruene Hall Gruene, TX
4/22/2009 Continental Club Austin, TX
4/23/2009 Continental Club Austin, TX
4/24/2009 Continental Club Austin, TX
4/25/2009 Denton Arts and Jazz Festival Denton, TX

Then, New York, get ready – the Arc Angels will be in concert at the Fillmore at Irving Plaza on Friday, 8 May at 8:30PM. Tickets are $35 (general admission) and available from www.irvingplaza.com. Man, it’s Sarah’s graduation weekend or I would be so there! Turn out and show those boys some Peach Corps love!!

The Arc Angels are also opening for Eric Clapton on his spring tour.

For more information check out: www.arcangelsmusic.com

Thanks very much to Chuck Leavell for the heads up about his interviews with Widespread Panic’s John Bell:

http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/stories/chuck-leavell-interviews-widespread-panics-john-bell

Finally, the Peach Corps is holding an auction to benefit a true brother, Capt Skipper. For more information ease on over to:

http://www.allmanbrothersband.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=XForum&file=viewthread&tid=91889#pid

Thank you very much!! ((group hug))

Please join us in zenning positive, healing vibes to all those knowingly and unknowingly in need.

Take care and know that you are loved,

Lana and Rowland

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